NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs North Island celebrates the official opening of PAK’nSAVE Clendon

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island officially opened PAK’nSAVE Clendon on November 28 with a public ribbon-cutting ceremony. It represents the conclusion of a significant construction project for Foodstuffs. Clendon had a 30-year-old New World that was in need of replacement, but Foodstuffs North Island could see that a […]

New World and PAK’nSAVE support the New Zealand Blood Service’s Missing Type campaign

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World and PAK’nSAVE are pleased to show their support for the New Zealand Blood Service’s Missing Type campaign. Customers will notice the letters O and A disappear from the New World and PAK’nSAVE’s logos on the brands’ digital channels, between October 16 and 18. This […]

PAK’nSAVE Albany owner Paul Blackwell honoured with the 2017 Blake Leader Award

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inspirational leader Paul Blackwell and owner of PAK’nSAVE Albany has received the 2017 Blake Leader Award in recognition of outstanding contribution. If you were to ask anyone who knows Paul Blackwell they will tell you not only can he be counted on for sound business advice, […]

Designer ‘Hambag’ created by New Zealand artist Otis Frizzell at PAK’nSAVE

Designer ‘Hambag’ created by New Zealand artist Otis Frizzell at PAK’nSAVE   Research revealing majority of kiwis take a week or more to finish their Christmas ham. Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Models – PAK’nSAVE style – worked the concrete catwalk at PAK’nSAVE Wairau Road today (08 December 2016), clutching the […]

Foodstuffs announces status of New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores in Wellington and Canterbury regions post earthquake

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — We would like to advise customers that outside of the affected area’s all New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores are open and operational as normal. Stores have plenty of product on the shelf and it is business as usual – we encourage customers to shop […]

New Zealand: PAK’nSAVE opens at the Tauranga Crossing retail development

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — New PAK’nSAVE brings 130 jobs and low supermarket prices to fast growing Tauranga suburb The booming Bay of Plenty is set to welcome its newest supermarket with PAK’nSAVE opening in the Tauranga Crossing retail development. The eagerly anticipated supermarket is located at 2 Taurikura Drive, Tauriko, […]

PAK’nSAVE to raise funds for New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation thru its Pink Ribbon Appeal bag initiative

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — For a limited time PAK’nSAVE shoppers across the country can purchase a special pink reusable grocery bag for just $2. Not only will shoppers be ‘tickled pink’ with this cost effective and sustainable way to take their shopping home, but all proceeds from the PAK’nSAVE Pink […]

New World and PAK’nSAVE launch #MissingType campaign in support of NZBS to help raise awareness of the need for blood donors

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World and PAK’nSAVE are pleased to be showing their support of New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) by backing their #MissingType campaign, which aims to register 10,000 new blood donors. A and O are the blood types most in demand due to the fact 85% of the […]

PAK’nSAVE donates $5,000 to the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — PAK’nSAVE has concluded its superhero-themed birthday celebrations by donating $5,000 to one of the country’s most important charities, the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. Throughout last week, the home of New Zealand’s lowest prices became the headquarters of Super Stickman and his sidekicks – all in the […]

Foodstuffs hosts Foodstuffs North Island Checker of the Year competition

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night, more than 90 checkout operators from Manawatu New World, PAK’nSAVE and Write Price stores tested their skills against each other onstage at the Massey University Auditorium with the hope of ultimately taking out the title of Foodstuffs North Island Checker of Year. The checkers were […]

Foodstuffs won gold for New World at the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards

Auckland,New Zealand, 2016-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs’ has triumphed at the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards winning gold once again for New World and silver for PAK’nSAVE in the Supermarket category. The independent survey asked more than 1,500 New Zealanders to vote in an online questionnaire to decide the winners. Companies were rated on […]

PAK’nSAVE becomes the leading company to fundraise the most funds ever for Movember New Zealand

Stickman and PAK’nSAVE employees around New Zealand have helped to fundraise more than $100,000 and in doing so have now become the leading company to fundraise the most funds ever for Movember New Zealand. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — From the 1 of November, PAK’nSAVE staff across New Zealand have been growing […]

PAK’nSAVE turns its iconic yellow number 8 wire TV ad pink in support of New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF)

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2015-10-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PAK’nSAVE is turning pink to show its support for the annual New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) Pink Ribbon Appeal, which takes place on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th of October. This year, PAK’nSAVE is turning its iconic yellow number 8 wire television advertisement pink in the ten […]

PAK’nSAVE survey: quarter of New Zealand to watch the rugby tournament live

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2015-10-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PAK’nSAVE survey findings reveal: A quarter of New Zealand will be watching the tournament live Nearly half of those watching live matches will be waking up just in time for the haka Only 10% will be staying up all night to catch a game Two thirds […]

New Zealand: New World, PAK’nSAVE, Stroke Foundation to conduct the biggest ever simultaneous health check

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 2015-10-15 — /EPR Retail News/ —  New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the country are partnering with the Stroke Foundation in an attempt to  conduct the biggest ever simultaneous health check. Identifying people with high blood pressure (BP) is the aim of the Big New Zealand Blood Pressure Check which takes place […]

New Zealand: New World and PAK’nSAVE butcheries to banish environmentally unfriendly polystyrene trays

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-8-31— /EPR Retail News/ — Nineteen New World and PAK’nSAVE stores throughout the country have been trialling a great piece of Kiwi ingenuity, a recyclable plastic meat tray, meaning the environmentally unfriendly polystyrene tray, which is commonly seen across supermarkets, days are well and truly numbered. Creating a suitable alternative to the […]

Foodstuffs North Island Ltd announces that PAK’nSAVE is coming to Clendon shopping centre

Foodstuffs North Island Ltd has today announced that PAK’nSAVE is coming to Clendon shopping centre.  NEW ZEALAND, 2015-8-17— /EPR Retail News/ — “Since 1984 New World Clendon has been a great supermarket for our customers and the community, but after more than 30 years it’s time for a complete makeover,” says Angela Bull, General Manager […]

New World and PAK’nSAVE stores in Auckland to roll out the REDcycle soft plastic recycling bins

New World and PAK’nSAVE stores in Auckland will begin rolling out the REDcycle soft plastic recycling bins. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-8-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Following on from our announcement in July that New World and PAK’nSAVE stores in Auckland will begin rolling out the REDcycle soft plastic recycling bins at stores to enable shoppers to bring back […]

Foodstuffs wins two top prizes at the annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand Awards

Foodstuffs has triumphed at the annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand Awards, once again winning the two top prizes for their category.  AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — PAK’nSAVE has won the competitive Most Trusted Supermarket honour, New World the highly commended runner up in that category and Pams won the Most Trusted […]

Foodstuffs: New World and PAK’nSAVE stores in Auckland to champion the new soft plastic bags initiative

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-7-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World and PAK’nSAVE stores in Auckland will champion the new soft plastic bags initiative announced by Environment Minister, Nick Smith, over the weekend. The novel programme promises to introduce REDcycle soft plastic recycling bins at stores to enable shoppers to bring back their used plastic […]

Foodstuffs stores to implement changes to the infant formula security protocols announced in March 2015

North Island, New Zealand, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following discussion with MPI we can confirm that our stores will be implementing some variations to the infant formula security protocols that have been in place since the threat was announced in March 2015. Across our New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores we will continue […]

PAK’nSAVE named New Zealand’s cheapest supermarket in Consumer’s annual survey of supermarket prices

Hamilton, New Zealand, 2014-11-6— /EPR Retail News/ — PAK’nSAVE has taken out the title of New Zealand’s cheapest supermarket in Consumer’s annual survey of supermarket prices. PAK’nSAVE’s prices were up to 13 percent lower than that of the next cheapest supermarket in the seven centres surveyed nationwide. The findings are great news for consumers as it […]